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Barrister back in Belfast to speak at suicide prevention event

EMINENT barrister and human rights campaigner Michael Mansfield QC will be in West Belfast this weekend to speak about the impact of suicide. Mr Mansfield will be joined by his partner Yvette Greenway at St Mary’s University College on Saturday.  The couple are founders of  Silence of Suicide (SOS) and are holding the event with […]

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Mayo’s misery set to continue against deadly Dubs

ALL-IRELAND FOOTBALL FINAL BARRING a replay, the 2016 GAA inter-county season will draw to a close around 5pm on Sunday evening when Dublin beat Mayo in the All-Ireland Senior Football Final in Croke Park writes Paddy Tierney. No point in beating about the bush with this one. I tipped Dublin to win the All-Ireland at the […]

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Cacace wants British title next after impressive Wigan win

ANTHONY Cacace made an impressive return to the ring at the Robin Park Centre in Wigan as he improved to 14-0 (7 KOs) with victory over Jamie Quinn. The West Belfast man had been out of action for almost a year, but wasted no time in improving his record, becoming the first man to ever […]

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Going for gold

ASIDE from the O’Donovan brothers and Annalise Murphy, Rio 2016 wasn’t a particularly memorable Olympic Games for Irish athletes. Indeed, the various controversies dominated the headlines more than the actual events. First there was Michael O’Reilly’s failed drugs test on the eve of the Games, which resulted in the Portlaoise boxer being sent home in […]

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’Dall to play for as Rossa bid to reach final

ROSSA will bid to reach the Antrim Senior Hurling Championship final for the first time since 2004 this Saturday when they take on defending champions, Cushendall in Corrigan Park. The Volunteer Cup has resided in the north of the county ever year since Rossa’s win 12 years ago. Remarkably, Cushendall have featured in nine of […]

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Kilkenny will be top Cats once again

THE All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final takes centre stage this Sunday at Croke Park as defending champions Kilkenny face Tipperary and we have signed up our GAA tipster Paddy Tierney to review the weekend game. The sides have built up a fierce rivalry in recent times with Tipp famously stopping Kilkenny’s ‘drive for five’ in […]

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